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Dadi’s dal: deciphering India’s ‘national dish’?

Woods, Philip (2017) Dadi’s dal: deciphering India’s ‘national dish’? South Asia @ LSE (27 Jan 2017). Website.

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Drawing on his PhD fieldwork, Ken Kuroda proposes that dal – which comes in diverse guises yet is ubiquitous throughout the country – is the best contender for India’s national dish. He writes that observing how someone prepares and consumes their dal, and what they add or subtract from this basic unit offers an important insight on the structures of society.

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Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2017 13:01
Last Modified: 04 Nov 2021 00:21

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